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OTA 2020: Operative Fibular Plating Reduces Malalignment in Distal 3rd Tibia and Fibula Fractures

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October 2020

OTA 2020: Operative Fibular Plating Reduces Malalignment in Distal 3rd Tibia and Fibula Fractures

Vol: 9| Issue: 10| Number:24| ISSN#: 2564-2537
Study Type:N/A
OE Level Evidence:N/A
Journal Level of Evidence:N/A

Utility of Fibular Fixation in Same-level Tibia and Fibula Fractures: A randomized Controlled Trial

Contributing Authors:
R Buckley P Duffy R Korley S Yee A Akbari L Schultz R Martin P Schneider

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A total of 30 adults with distal third tibia fracture and same-level or more fibula fracture patients who underwent tibial load-sharing reamed intramedullary nailing were randomized into receiving operative fibular plating or nonoperative treatment of the fibular fracture. Outcomes of interest included pain on a Visual Analogue Scale (VAS), Short Form 36 Health Survey Questionnaire (SF-36), the An...

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